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NBC
Oct 11, 2012 6:30pm EDT
18 hours on this new diamond planet. >>> and yankees manager, joe gerardi, made a gutsy call, benching a-rod, leading the yankees in strikeouts. because the yankees wanted to win the game, he put in veteran i banez, age 40, who hit a homer to win it in the 12th. the yankees skipper is leading his team, despite the announcement today that his father had died this past weekend. >>> and one of the toughest guys this nation has ever produced has died. and given his life story, no one can really believe that basil plumly lived to the age of 92. he was a sergeant major in the u.s. army, the top enlisted rank. they are closest to the commander and run the unit, handing out stern orders, wise counsel and dry socks. plumly served in world war ii, including the d-day invasion, then korea, then vietnam. and it is that war that got him written about and portrayed on the big screen, in the book, and later the movie "we were soldiers." it was about the battle in the valley in 1965. the u.s. was trying out something new, and 237 americans were killed by the north vietnamese. >> no such thin
NBC
Oct 14, 2012 6:30pm EDT
them, everyone has an opinion about the new york yankees. and last night their captain went down with a broken ankle. bob costas is on duty for sunday night football and he's here to talk about the big loss for baseball. besides being a temporary loss for the yankees, what does this mean for baseball, a guy, bob, that seems to transcend the sport? >> reporter: there are many yankee haters who like to root for the team, where you either love them or hate them, but everybody knows who they are and jeter has been with the team through it's modern day run of success, and there's nobody in baseball regardless of what team they root for because of what he's accomplished. this year at age 38, he h hit .316, he had more than 200 hits, and even though the yankees were struggling to score in the postseason. the tigers could go down 2-0 in the best of seven series. that's how quickly in a postseason tournament the whole season can disappear on you and the yankees may be on the verge of having that happen bout their captain. >> and you can see bob coming up next on football night in america follo
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